Oct 12, 2021

Planner, Journeyman (Scientific Advisory Board (AQB) Events) - Job Locations US-MD-Joint Base Andrews

  • OBXtek
  • US-MD-Joint Base Andrews
Full-Time Administration Customer Service Defense Government Other Science Strategy - Planning

Job Description



# of Openings 1 Category Professional Services Agency/Project USAF Job ID 2021-4508 Security Clearance Top Secret with SCI eligibility


The OBXtek 5-year Staffing and Technical Acquisition Services Support (STAQSS) contract for the Headquarters Air Force is seeking a Journeyman Planner for the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).   The AQB Scientific Advisory Board is responsible for providing administrative support needed to enable SAB activities to include: assisting in editing, publishing, and maintaining SAB reports and briefs, tracking responses/actions from recommendations made by the SAB, processing all documentation for appointments and reappointments, and ensuring that SAB activities comply with applicable laws, regulations, and directives (FACA, AFI, DoDI, Ethics, etc.).


*This position is currently a hybrid work schedule eligible due to COVID, with on-site work 2 days per week. 

**When the Joint Base Andrews re-opens fully, this position can potentially be 100% onsite, based on the mission's needs.


The tasks for this position include:

  • Coordinating, tracking, and reporting travel arrangements for SAB conference attendees
  • Develop trip books and agendas for SAB meetings and Inform guest speakers of potential discussion topics
  • Compile read-ahead materials and identify and schedule briefers
  • Processing SAB travel vouchers in defense travel system (DTS)
  • Coordinate meeting logistics to include travel itineraries, transportation, and food
  • Engaging SAB members and external stakeholders on travel-related items
  • Tracking and reporting SAB member’s time worked, travel order status, travel voucher status, meeting and attendee status,
  • Develop conference registration information
  • Develop metrics, track performance, periodically report performance metrics, and make improvement recommendations
  • Participate in specials projects and perform other necessary duties in support of SAB
  • Provide executive support to 55+ senior-level Scientific Advisory Board members


Active Top Secret with SCI but can hire with an Active Secret and upgrade once on the job.


Personnel in this position shall have a BA/BS degree and at least 5 years of experience conducting administrative functions and DTS travel planning for high visibiltiy conferences/events.


Personnel in this position shall be proficient with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and DTS.


Attention to detail, the ability to complete duties independently, knowledge of DoD travel and Privacy Act regulations.

Company Information

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


Executive Support



Security Clearance

Active Secret

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